The North Fork TV Festival
will partner with local Greenport eateries noah's
, American Beech, and The Halyard for this year's festival on Thursday, September 7 through Saturday, September 9. The local eateries will add an extra zest to the weekend festivities.
"We are thrilled to announce our partnerships with the local culinary gems of the North Fork," said Noah Doyle
, Founder of the North Fork TV Festival. "These partnerships are part of the reason we chose to have a festival in the North Fork of Long Island in the first place. They represent the best of the area's food and wine and highlight the North Fork and its culinary gifts—the perfect destination for a festival."
The weekend will kick off with Long Island native and New England Culinary Institute alum Chef Noah Scwartz of noah's. A special menu will be created for the VIP After-Party, presented by Northforker.com, on Thursday, September 7. Noah's is located in the heart of Greenport and was opened in 2010, receiving numerous accolades since, including Best Chefs America in 2012 and 2013. The restaurant is known for its trademark seafood inspired small plates featuring locally sourced ingredients. It also boasts a raw bar with fresh oysters shucked to order as well as an extensive wine list that features one of the largest selections of local wines, all hand-picked by Wine Director Sunita Schwartz.
"All of the menu items focus on locally sourced ingredients, featuring local produce and seafood, chosen to highlight local farms and fisherman that we work with closely," said Chef Noah Schwartz
, head chef of noah's.
Chef Kyle Romea of American Beech will add an eclectic taste to the Oyster Season Kick-Off Party in support of the Billion Oyster Project, presented by Lido, at the Castello di Borghese
Vineyard on Friday, September 8. The restaurant, located in a former 19th-century horse stable, was born from the name of the 75-year-old-tree in the center of Greenport Village's historic Stirling Square.
Cat Greenleaf will host the opening night festivity. (Courtesy Photo)
"Aw-shucks! I am so excited to join the Oyster Season Kick-Off Party at this year's North Fork TV Festival," said Chef Kyle Romeo, head chef at American Beech. "As a Southold native, it is such a privilege to be a part of this event in my hometown area and to have the opportunity to prepare a culinary creation with local based vendors. This festival is a true testament to how wonderful the North Fork truly is."
The Oyster Season Kick-Off Party, in support of the Billion Oyster Project - a long-term, large-scale plan to restore one billion live oysters to New York Harbor over the next 20 years, will be hosted by four-time Emmy
/USA celebrity chat series Talk Stoop
host Cat Greenleaf
and will feature a performance by New Orleans Mardi Gras style Party Band The HooDoo Loungers
. In addition, eight regional oyster farms including Montauk Oysters, Ketcham of Peconic Gold Oysters and Ketcham Sea Farm, Peter Stein, Cornell Oysters, Race Rock Oysters (Oysterponds Shellfish Co), Little Creek and Frisky Oyster (Oyster Friskafella Dish) will be in attendance to celebrate the start of oyster season. The North Fork TV Festival will also feature local beer, wine and spirits provided by the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
, Castello di Borghese, Macari Vineyards, NY Distilling Co, and Plush Vodka.
The weekend will close out with James Beard
Award-Winning Chef Galen Zamarra of The Halyard. The closing night party will be presented by the Gersh Talent Agency at his restaurant on Saturday, September 9. Galen Zamarra is the chef and owner of Mas (farmhouse) in New York City
and oversees all the food and beverage at the newly re-opened Sound View hotel, including the waterfront restaurant, The Halyard, as well as a piano bar and lounge, pool and beach bar
, and private event space.
The Halyard is known for its prime nautical location that sources fresh produce, seafood and wine from the North Fork and Atlantic
Seaboard. The restaurant's menu includes American classics as well as local seafood offerings. The nautical theme is carried through the restaurant's design with classic captain's chairs, family-style wooden tables, and an exposed ceiling truss that welcomes an abundance of natural light. There is also a sprawling outdoor deck that looks out onto the Long Island Sound completes the space, which has become a summertime favorite for locals.
"We're excited to host the North Fork TV Festival closing night party at The Halyard," said Chef Zamarra. "The North Fork is an incredible culinary destination with an evolving community and culture and we're excited to showcase the abundance of the region."
This year's North Fork TV Festival lineup features an awards night with Artistic Director Jerry Foley, which includes the presentation of the North Fork Canopy Award to Actor Chris Noth
, presented by Actor Christopher McDonald, special industry panels, "Conversation with Julie Klausner," an industry panel with three of today's most successful creators/executive producers - Sarah Treem of Showtime
's The Affair
, Janine Sherman Barrois of TNT's Claws
, and Christina Wayne of Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here
- the world premiere of independent pilot Greenport,
the New York premieres of independent pilots Death Lives, Shoot Me Nicely
and Up North,
and a free Special Screening of National Geographic
Documentary Films' From the Ashes
Noah's is located at 136 Front Street in Greenport, American Beech is located at 300 Main Street in Greenport, and The Halyard is located at 58775 County Road 48 in Greenport. For more information, visit www.northfork.tv.
Sydney Braat is a Hamptons-raised and NYC-living journalist. She enjoys splitting her time between the bustling city life and relaxing atmosphere of the Hamptons. When she's not writing, Sydney is traveling. She thrives off of new experiences, cultures, cuisine, and languages. Sydney writes about the arts, philanthropy, food & wine, and shopping.
East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!
Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff.
Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.
New York Title Abstract Services, Inc.
We are a title insurance services company dedicated to promptly delivering fully compliant and accurate reports, and title insurance, for residential and commercial real estate throughout New York State. Headquartered in the Hamptons, our professional team has extensive real estate experience and understands the business from all sides including title insurance, legal, sales, governmental, banking, and lending regulations.
Aimee Fitzpatrick Martin, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Considered a West of the Shinnecock Canal expert with a 5-star Zillow ranking, Aimee specializes in the luxury and waterfront markets in Quogue, Westhampton Beach, Remsenburg, East Quogue and Hampton Bays. With exceptional communication skills and a buttoned-up approach to every deal, she is highly skilled in the art of the negotiation process. Understanding the nuances of buying and selling waterfront homes, especially on Dune Road, is a specialty.
As the owner’s representative our practice encompasses all aspects of a project from pre-purchase property due diligence, program development iterations, advisement on systems, analyze contracts/vendors, critical path analysis, feasibility and schedule. The strength of our approach is in facilitating organized communication. We strongly analyze all representations and warranties for the protection and benefit of our client.
The Citarella Standard. We’re passionate about sourcing and selling the world’s best seafood. When you order our fresh seafood online, what you receive always reflects the unrivaled standard of our markets. It’s hand-prepared, never frozen, and shipped overnight. 631-283-6600.